The Columbia Chronicle

Advertisement
Febreezja Couch won the 2019 pageant, scoring the association more than $4,000, which helped the Red Liners fund travel to tournaments across North America.

Chicago Gay Hockey Association’s second drag beauty pageant scores big

March 14, 2020

Five local hockey players traded in their skates for sparkly pink heels and fishnet stockings for a night of drag beauty pageantry. The drag pageant, hosted March 7 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clar...

All Seasons Orchard made a nostalgic “Super Mario” maze for this fall season. Some of the orchard’s previous designs include “Minions” and “Scooby-Doo.”

Chicagoland farms tap pop culture for corn maze designs

October 16, 2017

Vying for consumer attention, Chicagoland farms and orchards are getting more elaborate in their corn maze designs, drawing on pop culture with sports, film and even video game references to draw in t...

Because of the damage from the 7.1 magnitude Mexico City earthquake, citizens’ committee Chicago Con Mexico has formed and opened an account at Second Federal bank  in Little Village to collect monetary donations.

Chicago’s strong Latino community saves their own by bringing aid, resources to Mexico, Puerto Rico

October 2, 2017

Chicago and some of its neighborhood organizations have shown support for Mexico and Puerto Rico after devastating natural disasters hit both areas.A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City Sept. 19,...

“HUMANITY,” created by business & entrepreneurship graduate student Tyler Bradley, will be performed on Feb. 24 at 618. S Michigan Ave.  

Student created “HUMANITY” production to discuss social issues

February 20, 2017

“HUMANITY,” an original production that portrays social issues through dance, spoken word and American Sign Language, will have its first out-of-state performance at Columbia on Feb. 24. Tyler Bradley, a first year graduate student in the Business & Entrepreneurship Depar...

Chicagoan boxes up city

Jay's Chips

By ARTS & CULTURE REPORTER

February 22, 2016

Getting a care package in the mail is always a nice surprise, but most probably do not include Chicago delicacies like Vienna Beef giardiniera, Jay’s Potato Chips, a Manny’s Deli Snack, or a large Ch...

Feral cats like this one, named Allie, are used to quell rat problems throughout Chicago. 

Working-class cats keep rats away

November 30, 2015

Anne Beall’s backyard had a rat problem. Beall, a Chicago resident who owns a market research firm, said she had finally had enough when she saw a rat run across her husband’s foot.“We were goin...

Kane’s presence on ice sends conflicting message to fans

By Editorial Board

October 12, 2015

During the NHL offseason, Blackhawks fans were shocked when beloved left wing Brandon Saad departed in a trade to the Columbus Blue Jackets. A few weeks later, veteran forward Patrick Sharp was traded to the Dallas Stars after more than a decade in Chicago. However, the most controversial change to the team’s roster is the one the Blackhawks did not make–they kept Patrick Kane.The star right wing is under investigation...

Halftime from the Sideline

Hold my meniscus, they called me frail

March 2, 2015

How can two neighbors disappoint Chicago sports fans in two hours?Blackhawks star Patrick Kane got shoved into the boards Feb. 24, fracturing his left clavicle. His neighbor, Chicago Bulls point guard D...

Advertisement
We've got you covered